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Takasago
  • Totoya Hokkei
    1780–1850
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • Takasago, mid-late 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Nō jūgoban (Fifteen Nō Plays)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1434
Description
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Color print of an elderly man and woman. The man is standing in the left side of the image and holding a broom, and the woman is seated in the right side of the image watching the man. There is calligraphy in the top of the image. Poems by Sumuro, Kamuro Utako, Jusentei Minazumi, and Taira no Michiyoshi.